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Economic Analysis Training for California Department of Fish & Wildlife

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In April, CSF lead a three-day training for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) in Sacramento, CA. Participants included 22 members of the CDFW staff, and 5 members of the California Fish and Game Commission (FGC). We were able to reach 8 staff in field offices across California using remote access technology and our online workspace.

Benefits of Brazilian mangroves

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Brazilian mangroves. Photo credit: Freya Fennwood .

Mangroves are a key ecosystem contributing to biodiversity and flood protection on a local and regional level. Unfortunately most people are unaware of the ecosystem services provided by mangroves. As a result, overfishing and pollution threaten this critical habitat.

Field testing Peru's new policy on environmental compensation

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Macaws in the Madre de Dios region. Photo credit: Anonymous.

CSF delivers first training in India, with GIZ

Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services
Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, India
March 14-17, 2016

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CSF Training Director Kim Bonine with course participants.

Yayasan Strategi Konservasi Indonesia

CSF Indonesia launch event

Dr. Rusdian Lubis, Mubariq Ahmad, and John Reid

It is with great delight that we announce the official launch of CSF Indonesia!

Livestock guarding dogs – man’s best friend proves his worth in Botswana

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CSF and Cheetah Conservation Botswana (CCB) developed a cost-benefit model for ‘cheetah-friendly’ predator control methods. This project was made possible by funding from the Handsel Foundation.

La Unidad de Apoyo de ICAA y CSF presentaron en Colombia los resultados de investigaciones realizadas en la Amazonía colombiana

El pasado nueve de marzo se presentaron en Bogotá los resultados de las investigaciones realizadas en Colombia por becarios y donatarios de la Unidad de Apoyo de ICAA. Durante el evento se contó con la participación de representantes de entidades de gobierno, ONG, universidades, miembros de la Unidad de Apoyo y socios de ICAA, y representantes de USAID. El público evidenció como las investigaciones, además de proveer información novedosa y análisis innovadores, ofrecen recomendaciones de política para mejorar los esfuerzos de conservación de la región.

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Scott Edwards Joins CSF as Executive Director

Conservation Strategy Fund is thrilled to announce the appointment of Scott Edwards as Executive Director. Scott starts March 1, 2016 and will open a new headquarters for CSF in Washington, DC. CSF Founder John Reid will remain in California in the role of President, focused on strategy, program development and CSF research projects

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